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Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map shows the entire state with railroad routes shown in red, blue, orange, green, brown, pink, green, and black. Also labeled are counties, cities, t...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Date: 1831 

Description: This map shows the land that makes up Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, and parts of Canada. The Great Lakes are displayed prominently, along with s...

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1893 

Description: View across Bascom Hill of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Drawing

School

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands among piles of rubble left in the wake of a tornado. A number of men are working in the large piles of debris, which includes lu...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of the interior of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Two well-dressed men survey piles of debris left in the wake of a tornado. Part of the wall of a brick building is in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Langlois & Robilliard visible at 137 Main Street.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the Chattanooga Valley, with a river in the far background. A cliff face and trees are in the foreground. Plate 14

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. View looking up Langdon Street, with a horse-drawn wagon on the right.

Map or Atlas

Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Date: 1893 

Description: This photocopy of a bird’s-eye-view map shows illustrated houses and various buildings. Streets and the Rock River are labeled. An index to points of inter...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...

Date: 1855 

Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Old Tower and Long Tail Point Lighthouse.

Photograph

Linden Drive

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Extension Building can be seen in the far left distance.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.

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